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LBL Standings
 1. Ventspils 11-1 
 2. Jurmala 8-5 
 3. VEF Riga 7-0 
 4. Jekabpils 5-5 
 5. Barons Riga 5-6 
 6. Valmiera 5-7 
 7. BK Ogre 4-7 
 8. Liepaja/Triobet 4-8 
 9. Valka/Valga 3-5 
 10. LU 2-10 
Full Standings
Last:12/7/2016
LBL2 Standings
Group A
 1. Kekava 12-0 
 2. Jelgava 10-2 
 3. Limbazi 7-4 
 4. Saldus 5-6 
 5. VeA 3-8 
 6. VEF skola 2-9 
 7. Riga/Ridzene 0-10 
Group B
 1. RSU 9-1 
 2. ViA 9-2 
 3. RTU 6-5 
 4. Buki/BJSS 4-6 
 5. LU/BS Riga 4-6 
 6. DSN/SB 2-7 
 7. Madona 1-9 
Group C
 1. Turiba 11-0 
 2. Marupe 8-3 
 3. Ogre/Kumho Tyre 7-4 
 4. Livani 5-6 
 5. Valmiera/ORDO-2 4-6 
 6. Jekabpils II 3-8 
 7. BJBS Riga 1-11 
Full Standings
Last:12/8/2016
LBL3 Standings
Group A
 1. ViA 2 11-0 
 2. Dartija 7-4 
 3. Jaunpils 7-4 
 4. Daugavpils n. 5-5 
 5. Rugaju 4-6 
 6. Rujiena 4-6 
 7. Pardaugava/Tur. 3-7 
 8. Aluksne 1-10 
Group B
 1. Carnikava 8-3 
 2. Memele/Bauskas 8-3 
 3. Salacgriva 7-3 
 4. Ezerzeme 6-3 
 5. Darznieks/Cesis 6-5 
 6. Kraslava 4-7 
 7. Saulkrasti 2-8 
 8. BJBS Riga 1-10 
Last:12/6/2016
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Banvit BK 7-1 
 2 Monaco 7-1 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 5-3 
 4 Aris 5-3 
 5 Ironi Nahariya 3-5 
 6 Fraport SKY 3-5 
 7 Helios 1-7 
 8 Bakken 1-7 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 6-2 
 2 Umana VE 6-2 
 3 Pinar Karsiyaka 5-3 
 4 Avtodor 4-4 
 5 Kataja Basket 4-4 
 6 Maccabi Rishon 3-5 
 7 Oradea 3-5 
 8 Khimik 1-7 
Group C
 1 Neptunas 7-1 
 2 ASVEL 6-2 
 3 EWE Baskets 5-3 
 4 PAOK 4-4 
 5 Ventspils 3-5 
 6 Rosa Radom 3-5 
 7 Usak 2-6 
 8 Openjobmetis V. 2-6 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 6-2 
 2 Scandone AV 6-2 
 3 Strasbourg 5-3 
 4 Juventus 5-3 
 5 Oostende 4-4 
 6 Cibona 2-6 
 7 Mega Leks 2-6 
 8 Mornar Bar 2-6 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 7-1 
 2 Ludwigsburg 5-3 
 3 AEK Athens 5-3 
 4 Partizan 4-4 
 5 Stelmet ZG 4-4 
 6 Banco di Srd 3-5 
 7 Spirou 3-5 
 8 Szolnok 1-7 
Last:12/8/2016
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1 Barons Riga 5-2 
 2 Rapla 5-2 
 3 Nevezis 5-2 
 4 Liepaja/Triobet 3-3 
 5 Jurmala 2-5 
 6 Parnu 1-6 
 7 Barsy Atyrau 0-1 
Group B
 1 P.Zvaigzdes 7-1 
 2 Jekabpils 5-2 
 3 Valmiera 5-2 
 4 BK Ogre 4-3 
 5 TTU 3-5 
 6 Tarvas 2-6 
 7 COR-Borisfen 0-7 
Last:12/7/2016
VTB United League Standings
 1 CSKA 7-1 
 2 Unics 7-1 
 3 Khimky 6-1 
 4 Zenit 6-1 
 5 Lokomotiv 6-2 
 6 Astana 5-3 
 7 VEF Riga 4-4 
 8 Enisey 4-5 
 9 Tsmoki-Minsk 3-6 
 10 Kalev/Cramo 2-6 
 11 Avtodor 1-7 
 12 N.Novgorod 1-7 
 13 Parma 0-8 
Last:12/4/2016
Points Per Game
 Janis KAUFMANIS
  
  (186-PG-89)
  Avg: 16.9
 1. Kaufmanis, Valmiera16.9 
 2. Blums, VEF Riga16.2 
 3. Jogela, Barons Riga15.8 
 4. Geks, Barons Riga15.1 
 5. Laksa, Valmiera15.0 
 6. Aleksejevs, Jekabp.14.6 
 7. Saage, Valka/Valga14.3 
 8. Stumbris, Jekabpils14.2 
 9. Pinete, Jurmala13.9 
 10. McMullan, Liepaja.13.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 Davis ROZITIS
  
  (215-C-90)
  Avg: 8.8
 1. Rozitis, Liepaja/.8.8 
 2. Strelnieks, Jurmala7.6 
 3. Krestinin, Barons7.5 
 4. Iljins, Jurmala7.4 
 5. Jonats, Valmiera6.7 
 6. Selakovs, Jekabpils6.6 
 7. Aleksejevs, Jekabp.6.6 
 8. Zakis, Ventspils6.4 
 9. Lindments, Valka/V.6.4 
 10. Blaus, Valmiera6.3 
Assists Per Game
 Rinalds SIRSNINS
  
  (186-PG-85)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Sirsnins, Jekabpils7.5 
 2. Jeromanovs, Jurma.7.0 
 3. Plavnieks, BK Ogre5.5 
 4. Gaddy, VEF Riga5.5 
 5. Vitols, BK Ogre5.3 
 6. Saage, Valka/Valga4.6 
 7. Dargais, Barons R.4.5 
 8. McMullan, Liepaja/.4.4 
 9. Pitts, Valmiera4.4 
 10. Skele, Ventspils4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Rinalds SIRSNINS
  
  (186-PG-85)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Sirsnins, Jekabpils2.2 
 2. Skele, VEF Riga1.7 
 3. Leimanis, Ventspils1.7 
 4. Saage, Valka/Valga1.6 
 5. Krestinin, Barons1.6 
 6. Jogela, Barons Riga1.6 
 7. Jeromanovs, Jurma.1.5 
 8. Pitts, Valmiera1.5 
 9. Richard, VEF Riga1.5 
 10. Gabrans, Valmiera1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Kaspars BERZINS
  
  (213-PF-85)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Berzins, BK Ogre1.5 
 2. Grazulis, Ventspils1.4 
 3. Pollard, Liepaja/.1.4 
 4. Rozitis, Liepaja/.1.3 
 5. Mbodj, Ventspils1.1 
 6. Rozitis, Jurmala1.1 
 7. Iljins, Jurmala0.9 
 8. Stumbris, Jekabpils0.8 
 9. Berzins, Valmiera0.8 
 10. Niedra, BK Ogre0.8 
Player of the week

 Arturs Duselis
  Jurmala
  (201-F-98)
  

 Edgars Krumins
  Jelgava
  (194-G/F-105)
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Barons Riga Dec.11 Jurmala 59%
Ventspils 91% Dec.10 LU
Valmiera Dec.10 Jekabpils 58%
Next Round Schedule

Round 12 (Regular Season)

LU/BS Riga 64% Dec.30 RTU
Next Round Schedule

Round 9 (Regular Season)

Group A
Helios Dec.13 Monaco 92%
Bakken Dec.13 Aris 86%
Ironi Nahari 52% Dec.13 CEZ Nymburk
Banvit BK 88% Dec.13 Fraport SKY
Group B
Khimik Dec.14 Le Mans 91%
Oradea Dec.14 Macc.Rishon 56%
Pinar Karsiy Dec.13 Umana VE 57%
Kataja Bsk 60% Dec.13 Avtodor
Group C
Usak Dec.14 PAOK 66%
Openjobmetis Dec.14 Neptunas 83%
Rosa Radom 56% Dec.14 Ventspils
ASVEL 67% Dec.13 EWE Baskets
Group D
Strasbourg 52% Dec.14 Scandone AV
Mornar Bar Dec.13 Iberostar Te 86%
Cibona 57% Dec.13 Mega Leks
Juventus Dec.12 Oostende 55%
Group E
Partizan Dec.14 Besiktas 68%
AEK Athens 55% Dec.14 Spirou
Banco di Srd 79% Dec.13 Szolnok
Ludwigsburg 64% Dec.13 Stelmet ZG
Next Round Schedule

Round 10 (Regular Season)

Parnu 76% Dec.15 Barsy Atyrau
Jekabpils 71% Dec.14 BK Ogre
Tarvas Dec.14 Valmiera 74%
Barons Riga 56% Dec.14 Nevezis
Rapla 96% Dec.13 Barsy Atyrau
Liepaja/Trio 61% Dec.13 Jurmala
BK Ogre 83% Dec.10 COR-Borisfe
Next Round Schedule

Round 11 (Regular Season)

CSKA 90% Dec.11 VEF Riga
Zenit 55% Dec.11 Unics
Khimky 97% Dec.10 Parma
Avtodor Dec.10 Kalev/Cramo 53%
Astana Dec.10 Lokomotiv 53%
LBL Round 16: No surprise as #1 Valmiera defeats Liepaja - Dec 17, 2012


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LBL top team - Valmiera (11-3) added another victory to their record on Sunday. This time they beat ninth ranked Liepaja (5-7) 78-71. Liepaja trailed by 11 points after 3 quarters before a 25-21 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 71-78 at the end of the game. Valmiera made 18-of-23 free shots (78.3 percent) during the game. Valmiera outrebounded Liepaja 46-25 including a 32-19 advantage in defensive rebounds. Worth to mention a quality performance of power forward Artjoms Butjankovs (205-91, agency: FCM) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 16 points and 13 rebounds and power forward Maris Ziedins (203-90) who added 18 points and 10 rebounds during the contest. At the losing side point guard Ingus Jakovics (185-93) responded with 18 points and 7 rebounds. Liepaja's coach Guntis Endzels rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Valmiera have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 11-3 record. Liepaja at the other side dropped to the eighth place with seven games lost. They share the position with Jelgava. Valmiera are looking forward to face league's second-placed Jekabpils on the road in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Liepaja will play against VEF Riga (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
10th ranked Turiba (3-11) was defeated at home by third ranked Jekabpils (8-7) with the biggest margin this round 90-79. The winners were led by American center Todd O'Brien (213-89, college: UAB) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 27 points, 16 rebounds and 5 assists and Jurijs Aleksejevs supported him with 12 points and 8 rebounds. Even 22 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists by forward Martins Vinauds (194-91) did not help to save the game for Turiba. Jekabpils moved-up to second place. Turiba lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the tenth position with 11 games lost. Jekabpils will play against league's leader Valmiera at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Turiba will have a break next round.

In the last game of round 16 Liepaja won against U18 on the opponent's court 63-54.



U18 - Liepaja 54-63

Rather expected game in Riga where 11th ranked U18 (1-8) was defeated by ninth ranked Liepaja (5-7) 63-54. U18 was ahead by 1 point at the halftime before a 21-7 third quarter run of Liepaja. They dominated on the defensive end, holding U18 to just 7 points in third quarter. They outrebounded U18 49-26 including a 19-7 advantage in offensive rebounds. The winners were led by point guard Ingus Jakovics (185-93) who scored that evening 20 points and 5 rebounds and Arnolds Helmanis (200-92) supported him with 9 points and 10 rebounds. Even 17 points and 6 rebounds by forward Armands Ginters (190-95) did not help to save the game for U18. Center Andzejs Pasecniks (211-95) added 17 points for lost side. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Liepaja moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Jelgava. U18 lost fourth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay at the bottom position with eight games lost. Liepaja will play against higher ranked VEF Riga (#7) at home in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. U18 will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
U18: A.Pasecniks 17+4reb, A.Ginters 17+6reb, D.Geks 10+3reb+5ast, E.Lasenbergs 3+3reb, R.Paze 3+1reb+1ast, K.Plavnieks 2+2ast
Liepaja: I.Jakovics 20+5reb+2ast, K.Miglinieks 9+6reb, A.Ate 9+7reb+4ast, A.Helmanis 9+10reb+2ast, G.Plater 4+5reb+2ast, G.Akpele 4+4reb
gschID: 198031


Valmiera - Liepaja 78-71

LBL top team - Valmiera (11-3) added another victory to their record on Sunday. This time they beat ninth ranked Liepaja (5-7) 78-71. Liepaja trailed by 11 points after 3 quarters before a 25-21 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 71-78 at the end of the game. Valmiera made 18-of-23 free shots (78.3 percent) during the game. Valmiera outrebounded Liepaja 46-25 including a 32-19 advantage in defensive rebounds. Worth to mention a quality performance of power forward Artjoms Butjankovs (205-91, agency: FCM) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 16 points and 13 rebounds and power forward Maris Ziedins (203-90) who added 18 points and 10 rebounds during the contest. At the losing side point guard Ingus Jakovics (185-93) responded with 18 points and 7 rebounds and forward Renars Magone (201-92) scored 15 points and 5 rebounds. Four Liepaja players scored in double figures. Liepaja's coach Guntis Endzels rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Valmiera have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 11-3 record. Liepaja at the other side dropped to the eighth place with seven games lost. They share the position with Jelgava. Valmiera are looking forward to face league's second-placed Jekabpils on the road in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Liepaja will play against VEF Riga (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Liepaja: I.Jakovics 18+7reb+2ast, R.Magone 15+5reb+3ast, K.Miglinieks 11, A.Ate 10+4reb, T.Leiteris 8+3reb, G.Plater 4+3ast
Valmiera: M.Ziedins 18+10reb, A.Butjankovs 16+13reb, J.Kaufmanis 8+2reb+2ast, J.Porzingis 7+2reb+2ast, K.Krumins 7+1reb+1ast, V.Iljins 6+7reb
gschID: 198030


Turiba - Jekabpils 79-90

10th ranked Turiba (3-11) was defeated at home by third ranked Jekabpils (8-7) with the biggest margin this round 90-79. Turiba was ahead by 1 point at the halftime before a 38-26 second half run of Jekabpils. They made 21-of-24 charity shots (87.5 percent) during the game. Jekabpils outrebounded Turiba 47-35 including 19 on the offensive glass. Turiba was plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. The winners were led by American center Todd O'Brien (213-89, college: UAB) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 27 points, 16 rebounds and 5 assists and the former international center Jurijs Aleksejevs (202-85) supported him with 12 points and 8 rebounds. Even 22 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists by forward Martins Vinauds (194-91) did not help to save the game for Turiba. Guard Martins Steinbergs (191-90, agency: FCM) added 15 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Jekabpils moved-up to second place. Turiba lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the tenth position with 11 games lost. Jekabpils will play against league's leader Valmiera at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Turiba will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Turiba: M.Vinauds 22+6reb+4ast, M.Steinbergs 15+6reb+5ast, M.Rudmiezis 13+5reb+1ast, J.Kalnins 10+2reb+2ast, G.Sipolins 6+13reb, K.Apsitis 6+1reb+1ast
Jekabpils: T.O'Brien 27+16reb+5ast, K.Mediss 17+1reb, O.Virsis 15+7reb, J.Aleksejevs 12+8reb+2ast, P.Hill jr. 10+7reb+3ast, R.Sirsnins 9+2reb+8ast
gschID: 198029


  




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